Get a virtual library card
If you do not have a Mississauga Library card, you can instantly get a virtual library card to access digital items such as ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, magazines, newspapers and more.
What you need to bring
To get a library card, bring identification with your name and address to any library location. If you’re not a resident, bring proof of employment, property ownership or attendance at a school in Mississauga.
Renew your library card
Library cards are renewed every 2 years. To renew, take your library card to any Mississauga library location and show proof of name and address. See list of acceptable ID below.
Virtual cards are also renewed every 2 years. To renew a virtual card please email Support.Library@mississauga.ca or call any Library location. Please include your card number, full name, address, phone number and email.
You will receive notification when it is time to renew.
- A valid Ontario driver’s licence
- A valid Ontario photo card
If you do not have a valid Ontario driver’s licence or photo card, you must present one piece of identification from each of the two lists below.
Accepted proof of identity
- Birth certificate
- Citizenship card
- Employer-issued photo ID card
- Old age security identification card (senior’s card)
- Permanent resident card
- SIN card
- Student ID card
- Status card
- First Nation or Band Member card
Accepted proof of address
- Any benefit statement issued by the Government of Canada
- Bank account statement
- Employer record (pay stub or letter from employer)
- Insurance policy
- Driver’s licence
- Mortgage, rental or lease agreement
- Property tax assessment or bill
- School report card or transcript
- Utility bill
To update your address you must visit a library location with an accepted proof of address.
Lost or damaged library cards
If your card is lost, damaged or stolen, you can bring your ID to the library and pay a fee of $2 to replace it.